A brand new gameplay video (“Weapons and Runes”) has been released for the upcoming video game “Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor”. The game will be released on October 7 and will be available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Windows PC.
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor delivers a dynamic game environment where the player orchestrates their personal plan of vengeance as they bend Mordor to their will. The game begins on the night of Sauron’s return to Mordor, as his Black Captains brutally execute the Rangers of the Black Gate. Players become Talion, a ranger who loses his family and everything he holds dear, only to be returned from death by a mysterious Spirit of vengeance. As Talion’s personal vendetta unfolds, players uncover the mystery of the Spirit that compels him, discover the origin of the Rings of Power and confront the ultimate nemesis.
The following retailer exclusives will be available:
Amazon – Deadly Archer Rune
Talion will deal extra damage when executing ranged headshots against Sauron’s Captains
Best Buy – Flame of Arnor Rune
Talion can ignite his blade by achieving a high combo count and incinerate his enemies
GameStop – Captain of the Watch / Hidden Blade Rune
“Captain of the Watch” character skin and the Hidden Blade Rune – Talion can deal extra damage when executing stealth attacks against Sauron’s Captains
Steam – Orc Slayer Rune
Talion will decimate Sauron’s Captains with increased damage from special attacks
Click here for the Palantir app on the Apple Store, which will grant you additional information on the game when synced with different game assets, including this gameplay video.
Press Release Update: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment (WBIE) and Monolith Productions today announced the acclaimed game talent and musical composer behind Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor. Bringing to life an original story written by Christian Cantamessa (Red Dead Redemption) in the expansive Middle-earth universe set between the events of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings are many of gaming’s best actors, led by Troy Baker and Nolan North.
Joining them is acclaimed video game musical composer Garry Schyman with an original score that sets the tone for this next saga in Mordor. Lending his talent to some of the most celebrated musical compositions in gaming, Schyman is responsible for the soundtrack behind BioShock Infinite, earning him the 2014 British Academy of Film and Television award for Best Original Music as well as the D.I.C.E. award for “Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composition” from the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences.
The game talent cast in Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor includes:
- Troy Baker – Talion (The Last of Us, Batman: Arkham Origins, BioShock Infinite, Batman: Arkham City)
- Nolan North - Black Hand (Uncharted series, Batman: Arkham Origins)
- Alastair Duncan – Wraith (Mass Effect series, Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception)
- Laura Bailey- Ioreth (Halo 4, Batman: Arkham Origins, The Last of Us)
- Liam O’Brien - Gollum (Infamous: Second Son, Grand Theft Auto V, The Last of Us)